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Potassium (K) is very essential for plant growth and is usually found abundant in soil. Total K (Potassium) content in soil ranges between 3,000 to 100,000 kg/ha in the upper 0.2 mt of the soil profile. Of this total K content 98% remains bound in the mineral form whereas 2% is in soil solution and exchangeable phases.
Importance of Potassium in Plants
Potassium plays a vital role in the formation of amino acids and proteins from ammonium ions, which are absorbed by roots from the soil.
It is also responsible for the transfer of carbohydrates, proteins etc. from the leaves to the roots.
It plays a vital role in the uptake of other elements like nitrogen, phosphorous and calcium.
It increases the hydration of protoplasm.
It activates number of enzymes and its deficiency decreases photosynthesis.
Potassium increases the resistance of crops to hot and dry conditions and to insect pests and diseases.